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MouseBean® Hand Rest receives MacWorld's Four Star Rating
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MouseBean® Hand Rest is Daily Mail's Gadget of the Week
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The MouseBean® Hand Rest converts any regular mouse into an Ergonomic Mouse in seconds - for less than the price of some mousepads!

NEWS An independent workplace trial has been conducted in the UK to evaluate the effectiveness of the MouseBean® Ergonomic Hand Rest. The results are impressive and show a remarkably high level of user satisfaction. John Ridd, the professional ergonomist who carried out the research says:
"At the end of the test phase, 85% of subjects said that they would choose to continue using the MouseBean® Ergonomic Hand Rest if they could."

New improved model - great new colours
Available from our US distributors...
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NEW on our Links page
Find out what Cornell University has to say about soft and squishy wrist rests and why some wrist rests can increase pressure in the carpal tunnel...

NEW Downloads Page
Downloadable files including the latest Press Release (Adobe PDF) and a library of various images

What's yours called?

A quick trawl of the web produced this ever-growing list of nasties:

CTDCumulative Trauma Disorder
MSDMusculoskeletal Disorders
OOSOccupational Overuse Syndrome
RMIRepetitive Motion Injury
RMSRepetitive Motion Syndrome
RSIRepetitive Strain Injury
RSIRepetitive Stress Injury (mostly US)
UEMSDUpper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorder
WRULDWork-Related Upper Limb Disorders

Please email us if you find any more.

National Press

Daily Telegraph
"Overuse of the fingers with a bent wrist can lead to inflammation of the protective tendon sheath and the risk of repetitive strain injury. Another potential risk is carpal tunnel syndrome, which triggers painful tingling in three of four fingers – usually at night. This nifty gadget worked first time for me and I became an instant fan; it moves easily about the mousemat and I am glad my niggling pain did not have time to get worse."

Testimonials

Simon (Web Developer)
Biznet-Solutions.com
:
"Before I started using the MouseBean Hand Rest I was coming home from work with sore hands/wrists and a weakened forearm. The day I started using this device I started to notice the change; now the pain has gone in my mousing hand and work is no longer painful. Every mouse should be equipped with one of these amazing pieces of equipment."

Tips for Safer Working

Take regular breaks. Short breaks, even for a few seconds, can help to reduce the risk of some types of cumulative trauma. If you work under pressure and find it hard to remember to take a break, then download and install a simple Rest Break Timer (see our links page). You'll soon grow to enjoy a quick stretch every so often and the minor interruption is a very small price to pay for feeling more relaxed.

Sit Properly. Get yourself a good chair and make sure it is properly adjusted to suit your body height and desk height. Your elbows should be about level with the desk and you should have plenty of leg room to avoid static postures.

We're Listening

Please with your experiences. We are always interested to hear your views on computer-related problems, especially in the hand, wrist and arm.

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The MouseBean® Hand Rest is a Registered Design (2104424). UK and International Patents Pending.